MANILA, Philippines — Senator-elect Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito on Wednesday stated he’s hopeful that presumptive President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. will proceed the present administration’s drive in the direction of widespread infrastructure improvement.
“Sana ituloy ng ating magiging Pangulong Bongbong Marcos ang infrastructure improvement kasi tingin ko ito ang magsisilbing daan para magbigay ng trabaho at hanapbuhay sa bawat probinsya dahil maikakalat na natin ang improvement sa bawat probinsya,” he stated in an interview after his official proclamation on the Philippine Worldwide Conference Middle in Pasay.
Ejercito was referring to the Construct, Construct, Construct program, President Rodrigo Duterte’s flagship infrastructure initiative.
Based on the Division of Public Works and Highways, a complete of 12 out of 119 infrastructure initiatives below the stated flagship program have been accomplished thus far.
Two main railway initiatives are anticipated to be accomplished within the final month of the Duterte administration, whereas 12 initiatives are scheduled for completion by the top of 2022.
For his half, Ejercito stated he’ll proceed to defend infrastructure packages that search to deliver improvement, jobs, and new alternatives to rural areas across the nation.
“Ako ang nagdepensa nito noong panahon ni Pangulong Duterte, sa mga proyekto ng DOTr. Ipagpapatuloy natin ito. Gusto kong ipagpatuloy ito para magkaroon ng tunay na kaunlaran, lalo na sa probinsya, at trabaho at hanapbuhay,” he stated.
The returning senator is anticipated to push for the creation of a complete infrastructure improvement grasp plan in his Senate comeback.
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